Memorial Cup runneth over with prospects
May, 16, 2013
By Grant Sonier | ESPN.com
Getty ImagesThe 2013 draft's top prospects will all be in action in Saskatoon.The Saskatoon Blades will host this year's edition of the Memorial Cup, and for NHL scouts, there is an extra buzz in the air. The potential top three overall picks -- Nathan MacKinnon, Seth Jones and Jonathan Drouin -- will all be in the tournament, and potentially as many as eight first-round picks will take part. But in what order will those names be called on draft day? This big-stage tournament will help sort that out.
Who wins the tournament is anyone's guess, but scouts will be looking for reasons to move one player ahead of another as final prospect lists get massaged and arranged before the June 30th entry draft in Newark, N.J.